You might be surprised by how ambitious and detailed framedarchitecture's Civilization V mod is. While other mods only change a few things, his attempts to fully convert the entire game to one of the largest and most famous campaign settings Dungeons & Dragons has to offer: the Forgotten Realms.
The modding community of Civilization V pumps out some of the most creative stuff day by day on Steam, and luckily you don't have to be an expert in 3D modelling to participate. Besides total conversions, graphics and interface tweaks, there are quite a few funny and unexpected addons that are worth a look.
The turn-based strategy game that turns adults into nation-building addicts, Civilization V, is making the leap from PC to the Mac in time for Thanksgiving (or by the end of this month, if you don't celebrate gluttony, annually).
Gubernatorial proclamation naming Sept. 21, 2010 - the game's release date - as "Sid Meier's Civilization V Day" in Maryland, home of Sparks, Md.-based Firaxis Games. Looks more like a letter of marque from Pirates! to me.
Sid Meier's Civilization franchise returns this fall with a fifth installment, featuring hexagon tile maps, a new combat system, deeper diplomatic options, and a community hub where players can share content and compete without leaving the game.